The fix worked, and I was able to “connect” to my wireless network, however even after “connecting to it” entering wireless password and keyring password I was still unable to access the internet. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. Join the Conversation Add a Comment. How to make my Dell wlan minicard work Ask Question. Followed suggestions of http: IF it doesn’t, download a new one from Dell, and install it.

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Next to the Dell Inspiron E is a Dell latitude having an Intel wireless card which can connect to the wireless network. There’s also a driver released by broadcom that may work with it. Install the following packages: September 2nd, 7. Find the answer to your Linux question: The network icon to the right waln the keyboard icon on the top-bar is spinning, and disconnects after a while, which leads me to think that it didn’t actually establish connection.

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You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. I tried using the Windows wireless configuration utility and disabled the Dell Wireless WLAN card utilitystarted the Wireless service, but that did not help. Join Date Apr Beans 2, Log back in, and the driver should reinstall.


SOLVED: Dell wireless 1390 WLAN Mini Card cannot connect to a wireless network

Reboot again after loading the new driver, just to make sure you are starting from a good base. For details and our forum data mini-cadd, retention and privacy policy, see here.

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I have a dell laptop with at dell wireless wlan mini-card driver, when I installed Ubuntu side by side with Win7 I assume it was missing a wireless driver since that’s what it said. Might be the easiest especially when you factor in your time. Also is there a way of including this firmware in my USB installation media, so the next time I install the from the USB I would gave the firmware installed or be able to install it without physical Internet connection.

Dell mini card not found. I dunno if that’s the driver for your linu, but it couldn’t hurt. Please post the output of Code: If not, also blow away the driver for the 57xx Gigabit ethernet controller, reboot, and reinstall that one too.


Installing wireless card: Dell Wireless WLAN Mini-Card

Bookmarks Bookmarks Digg del. If it doesnt work but linux mink-card it, it might now work with all distros then its likely the card is dead. Please post the output of Code:. I also tried to sent the output as ljnux attachment, but it is 96 kb and the site only allows That way you make sure to get one that isn’t corrupted. I was just trying to post a “quick reply” so I don’t know what that means.

This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Thank mini-carx for your interest in this question.

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Join the Conversation Add a Comment. You might need to install drivers. Are you new to LinuxQuestions. August 31st, 2. August 31st, 1. Connect you D via a wired connection.

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